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Pvt.1st Class Jay Rugg - Fallen

Somme American Cemetery Bony, France
County: Cass
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: June 19, 1918 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company K, 164th Infantry

Died, June 19, 1918,of wounds received in action.

Buried, Grave 6, Row 23, Block B, Somme American Cemetery, Bony, Aisne, France.

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND under Burleigh county.

Information found in Volume 4, page 2781 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Cass county. Born, North English, Iowa, Feb. 15, 1895, of American parents. Occupation - painter. Enlisted in Company K, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Bismarck, on July 10, 1917. Served in Company K, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company K, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company H, 16th Infantry, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Feb. 1, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).